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International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching (IRAL) Vol. 44, No. 4 (November 2006) pp. 357–404
The current emphasis in second language teaching lies in the achievement of communicative effectiveness. In line with this approach, pronunciation training is nowadays geared towards helping learners avoid serious pronunciation errors, rather than...
The Effectiveness of Computer-Based Speech Corrective Feedback for Improving Segmental Quality in L2 Dutch
ReCALL Vol. 20, No. 2 (May 2008) pp. 225–243
Although the success of automatic speech recognition (ASR)-based Computer Assisted Pronunciation Training (CAPT) systems is increasing, little is known about the pedagogical effectiveness of these systems. This is particularly regrettable because...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 29, No. 1 (2016) pp. 186–212
A major aim of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is to create computer environments that facilitate students' second language (L2) acquisition. To achieve this aim, CALL employs technological innovations to create novel types of language...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 28, No. 6 (2015) pp. 550–576
Speaking practice is important for learners of a second language. Computer assisted language learning (CALL) systems can provide attractive opportunities for speaking practice when combined with automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology. In this ...